What Happened on May 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • RAF scatters 1st copies of "The Flying Hollander"

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist (Nobel Peace Prize 1976), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2020)
  • Gesine Schwan, German politician (Social Democratic Party of Germany) and professor, born in Berlin

Tommy JohnTommy John (79 years old)

American Baseball Pitcher (Yankee/Dodger), born in Terre Haute, Indiana


Famous Deaths

  • Helen Herron Taft, American First lady (1909-13) wife of President William Howard Taft, planted Washington's cherry trees, dies at 81
1943 Highlights

About May 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini